American History 1: European exploration-1877

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RAFT paper template <------Click on link

QUIA REVIEW GAME WEBSITE [<---CLICK ON LINK]  Please use this to help you review for each unit quiz.  Be sure to log in and search for the current Unit.


Create an account if you have not yet done so by simply going to, then click on the middle blue panel labeled Quia web, then the gold colored students section, then create an account [remember your user name and password], then search for teacher [Mr. Quinones], and then play all review game activities that you need the most practice with.  Students with questions should e-mail me for assistance 

Log-in information for QUIA <------Click on link

Tests, quizzes, and study guides:


Quiz #2 study guide <----Click on link

Quiz #3 study guide <----Click on link

Quiz #2 <-----Click on link

Practice tests

#1 <---Click on link

#4 <---Click on link

#5 <---Click on link

#6 <---Click on link

Midterm Retest <---Click on link   Answer sheet <---Click on link

Unit #1-Historical Thinking

Personal history timeline assignment <-----Click on link

Bias <----Click on link [This is for the Historical bias assignment]

Types of historical sources lesson resource <----Click on link      Historical source assignment <------Click on link

Unit #2-Exploration, Conquest and Colonization

African slave narrative #1 [primary source assignment #1] <----Click on link

African slave narrative #2 [primary source assignment #2] <---Click on link

African slavery RAFT paper <----Click on link   Student example <----Click on link

Spanish conquest and colonization <----Click on link

North American colonial experience  <----Click on link


Youtube version of 1492 Conquest of Paradise <----Click on link

Columbus movie questions part 1 <----Click on link

Columbus movie questions part 2 <----Click on link

Columbus movie questions part 3 <----Click on link

Is Columbus a Hero or Villain? <-----Click on link

Columbus's diary <------Click on link

The Columbian Exchange <--------Click on link

European Exploration of the New World Web quest   <-----Click on link       Here is an awesome student example <--------Click on link

Students should begin and complete the following two (2) assignments from 2/8/16-2/10/16

The Great Awakening Cartoon strip and EQOD <----Click on link [Make sure you open both of the links to the left] Cartoon template <-----Click on link

Puritans and their lives in Massachusetts and Puritan wanted poster [<---CLICK ON LINK]  Here is awesome student example <------Click on link  Example #2

Text of the sermon City Upon a Hill <------Click on link [See the second to last slide in the power point directly above for instructions]

Study guide for Quiz #1 <---------Click on link

 The French and Indian War slide show (PDF) [<---Click on link] Questions for this assignment <----Click on link

Road to Revolution PPT <------Click on link  [EQOD Colonial Rebellion and Colonial Rebellion RAFT paper is in here]

Declaration of Independence tasks

The Declaration of Independence use this for the American independence EQOD and Declaration of Independence analysis<------Click on link

The Scandal of the Declaration of Independence <----Click on link

Declaration of Independence Scavenger Hunt <-------Click on link

Colonial propaganda poster <----Click on link


Unit #3-The New Nation

The end of the American Revolution


Why the Articles of Confederation were weak: An example

Shay's Rebellion <---Click on link 

Website for research on Shay's Rebellion

Website #1     <---Click on link

Website #2     <---Click on link

Website #3    <-----Click on link

Website #4     <---Click on link

Website #5     <-----Click on link

Text of the adapted Articles of Confederation <---Click on link [this link's document has the text and the assignment]


War letter home <---Click on link
Example of real letter written to George Washington during the Revolutionary War <---Click on link


Constitutional Convention

Overview of the meeting PPT use this for the Constitutional Convention/Philadelphia Convention assignments and 321 assignment<---Click on link

Student work sample <----Click on link [Prezi presentation]

Student work sample <---Click on link [Prezi presentation]

Graphic organizer <-----Click on link [Use this to help your thinking] <--The Constitutional Convention chart and questions are here

Federalist 51 <---Click on link

Response to Federalist 51 news article <---Click on link

Federalist 10 <---Click on link

Interesting Wikipedia article about the Ratification process <-----Click on link

U.S. Constitution 

Adapted version of the Constitution <----Click on link

Guided questions about U.S. Constitution <----Click on link


Terminology found in the U.S. Constitution <---Click on link

Some background on Constitutional clauses and Amendments <---Click on link


The Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights PPT and poster <----Click on link [Bill of Rights poster assignment and EQOD are in here]

Power point presentation about the so-called Bill of Rights <-----Click on link



The Presidencies George Washington (1789-1797) and John Adams (1797-1801)

George Washington's Final acts <----Click on link [EQOD Washington's Neutrality is in here]

Presidencies of Washington and Adams PPT<----Click on link

Guided questions for presidencies of Washington and Adams <----Click on link

Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality assignment <---Click on link

Washington Farewell Address <----Click on link

Assignment for Washington's Farewell Address <---Click on link [Letter to Washington is in here]

Election of 1796 <---Click on link 

Early U.S. Republic foldable activity <---Click on link

John Adams and the XYZ Affair [use this resource for reference and disregard the slide about an assignment] <---Click on link

XYZ Affair assignment <---Click on link

Marbury vs Madison

Marbury vs Madison resource<----Click on link 

Marbury vs Madison resource<----Click on link 

Marbury vs Madison resource<----Click on link 


Use the web resources above to help you with the assignment below

Marbury vs Madison assignment using Animoto movie making program <----Click on link

Here are a few recent student examples:

Sample #1 <-----Click on link

Sample #2 <-----Click on link

Sample #3 <-----Click on link

Sample #4 <-----Click on link

Sample #5 <-----Click on link

Example of an Animoto video <---Click on link [Due to the THS school wide block of Youtube you will have to view this at home or on your cell phone]

Link to Animoto website <---Click on link

Thomas Jefferson


The Election of 1800 <-----Click on link 

Sally Hemings Controversy

Use the links below to complete the political critique assignment <-----Click on link    Here is an example [<--Click on link] of this task created by a student

Link #1 <---Click on link

Link #2 <---Click on link

Link #3 <---Click on link

American Western expansionism advertisement <---Click on link

American expansion PPT resource <---Click on link

Guided reading questions about GW & JA & TJ <-----Click on link

Lewis and Clark documentary film link <----Click on link    Documentary film questions <----Click on link

Thomas Jefferson Obituary assignment <----Click on link    Jefferson biographical information <-----Click on link

Unit #4: America as a world power

War of 1812 

Info sheet for the Second War for Independence <---Click on link    Student example <----Click on link

War of 1812 PPT <---Click on link   [Letter of opinion is in here]       Student example <-----Click on link  Student example <----Click on link

Wikipedia entry for the War of 1812 <---Click on link

The Monroe Doctrine

Text of the Monroe Doctrine <----Click on link       Reaction to Monroe's speech task <------Click on link        Student work sample <-----Click on link

History Detective Assignment <----Click on link

Age of Jackson

President Jackson and related topics <----Click on link 

Jacksonian democracy Lesson questions for PPT above <-----Click on link

See my for access to the Andrew Jackson packet



 1800s Christian Reform Movement 


PPT for 1800s Christian Reform movement <---Click on link  [Christian reformers assignment is in here]

Lesson questions for Christian reform movement <---Click on link

Mid 1800s Sectionalist Conflict


[1] Utopian/Perfectionist communities <----Click on link

The Village task <------Click on link [Students who did not view the film The Village must do so on their own]

Unit #5

Industrialization Textbook activities

Students must complete all tasks on pp. 279, 285, 292, 299, and 300 on a blank separate sheet [all questions/prompts must be written AND answered]

Western expansion movie assignment <-----Click on link

Western expansion lesson questions <------Click on link  Use the following PPT to answer lesson question the previous link <-----Click on link

Industrial Revolution mini-project [last slide] <-----Click on link   Student work sample <---Click on link
 Industrial Revolution's economic/social effects [use last PPT]<----Click on link

Nationalism and sectionalism in art and literature <----Click on link [Directions for The Raven poem analysis in here]
Lesson questions for the PPT above <----Click on link

Text of the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe <----Click on link


Use this PPT for the Industrial Age business advances Lesson Q's <----Click on link Here are the questions <---Click on link

Causes of U.S. Civil War Text book preview assignment on pp. 309, 317, 321, 331, and 334-335.

Western Expansion Tiered Choice Project <-----Click on link

Stage coach Mary <-----Click on link

Stage coach Mary <-----Click on link

 Road to sectionalism over slavery [This includes the anger chart and all three sectionalism assessments] <----Click on link

Causes of the U.S. Civil War


Some causes of the U.S. Civil War [this includes the two (2) choice assignments]<----Click on link

Lesson questions to match PPT above <-----Click on link

History detectives: Anaconda Plan <----Click on link

Turning points of the U.S. Civil War <----Click on link

The Bennett family (Ordinary Americans in the South impacted by the U.S. Civil War)  <-----Click on link

The Plot to kill President Lincoln <---Click on link       Documentary film link <---Click on link


Andersonville prison camp

Directions for research mini-project [personal letter] <-----Click on link

Internet website resources students should use for background knowledge <-----Click on link

Post Civil War Reconstruction Era

Post U.S. Civil War Reconstruction Era <----Click on link

Lesson questions related to Reconstruction era PPT Part 1  <-----Click on link

Aftershock questions  <----Click on link           Historical documentary about Reconstruction <---Click on link

Lesson questions related to Reconstruction era PPT Part 2  <-----Click on link

Reconstruction era political cartoon assignment <----Click on link    Student work sample <----Click on link

Example of a multi-paneled  cartoon <----Click on link




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